Meet Adrian Amos, founder of LASSCO & Maltby Street Market
“All these people taking selfies, it’s a bit meaningless,” says Adrian Amos, owner of The London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company (LASSCO). This is unfortunate as his showroom, set in a rumbling Southwark railway arch, is possibly one of the most Instagrammable spots in the capital.
Shangri-La Hotel celebrates its fifth birthday
The hotel has launched five weeks of celebrations to mark its fifth birthday.
Meet Helen Atwood, Head of Southwark Giving
“Anyone who gives anything has done a generous act and the only response should be one of genuine gratitude. It has come from someone’s heart,” says Helen Atwood, head of Southwark Giving.
Meet Jock Stark of Jock Stark & Son Fruitiers
Jock Stark is Borough Market’s longest standing trader. A bear of a man in a flat cap and cable knit jumper, the seventy-year-old has not lost his Glaswegian accent despite 55 years living south of the border. Even when he is talking in Cockney rhyming slang.
“This is my vision: I foresee the tower as a vertical city, for thousands of people to work in and enjoy, and for millions to take to their heart.”
The story of The Shard: from a 1970s office block to one of the world’s most recognisable buildings